Clayborn Sowell was born on August 17, 1936 to the late, Hosea and Rachel Sowell. Clayborn attended New Brockton School System. He later moved to New York and retired as a truck driver. After retiring he moved back to New Brockton, Alabama. Clayborn’s last job was as a school crossing guard. He loved to listen to Gospel music, solve cross word puzzles, eat squirrel and spend time with his two grandsons, Dashaun and Ronnie Vasser Clayborn was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Thomas Sowell; two daughters, Inette Stevens and Patricia Sowell. Clayborn leaves to cherish eight children; Patricia Adams, Barbara Morgan, Bobby Stevens, Joann Stevens, Anita Stevens, Sharon Stevens, Jerry Sowell and Sue Hernandez; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Sowell (William) Thomas; two brothers, Gregory Sowell, Sr. and Gary (Joyce) Sowell; special 1st cousin James Edward Brockton a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
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